August 22, 2022

What Police Look for When They Investigate a Car Accident

After a car accident happens, it is important to figure out how the incident occurred and who is responsible. There are several parties that will look into an accident to answer all of their questions including the police, the insurance company, and the lawyers of the parties involved. Each of these entities will investigate according to their own internal procedures and with respect to their own objectives.

It is important that if you were harmed in a car accident in Mississippi that you have proficient and skilled legal counsel on your side. When you are filing your claim for compensation, documenting and supporting the details of how your crash happened and where negligence existed on the behalf of others can help you get the full amount of compensation that you need to cover your losses. Bob Germany is a Jackson car accident attorney that can perform an investigation of your accident. During this time, pertinent evidence can be collected and experts collaborated with that can help you build your case.

Police Investigations of Car Accidents

, What Police Look for When They Investigate a Car Accident, Germany Law Firm PLLCAn important piece of information that can help you build your claim is your  Mississippi police report.  When the police investigate a car accident they are gathering information on the parties involved. But they are also looking to see if there were any laws broken and if so, fines and arrests may ensue. 

In the police report aside from identifying information of everyone that was involved in the accident, there will also be details of potentially how the accident happened. The police may include witness statements, information about how the accident scene looked when they arrived, weather conditions, injuries that were suffered, and potentially even a conclusion as to who is responsible.

Police reports are very helpful when a claim is being put together. This is especially true when victims were severely injured or there was a death because a police report should indicate these realities which show that the accident did produce harm. The police report is advantageous to establish a case against a reckless party that may have caused your accident but its findings are not going to be a conclusive means to win your case. In other words, you will still need more proof to strengthen your claim.

The Jackson personal injury attorney at the Germany Law Firm, PLLC knows what evidence and documentation are important to put together a strong Mississippi personal injury claim reflecting all of your damages. Out of all of the many actions that your attorney will take when working on your claim, getting a copy of the police report is one. 

Speak with a Mississippi Car Accident Attorney Today

The Jackson car accident lawyer at the Germany Law Firm, PLLC can thoroughly investigate your car accident and aggressively fight to protect your rights and interests. For more information about what your legal rights are and how you can pursue a claim for financial compensation to recoup your losses, please call the Germany Law Firm, PLLC today to schedule a free consultation at (601) 487-0555.

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